Author: David Bennett

Come recycle with us!

Welcome to 2020! One of our new year’s resolutions is to become still more sustainable, recycle more and send less to landfill.  For this, we need your help! One of our biggest problems is that recycling gets mixed up and

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IbisWorld changes (21 January 2020)

IbisWorld will change to a new interface on 21st January 2020.  Click here for a sneak preview (on campus or via VPN).  When this happens, the link to IbisWorld will change.  Please change any links you have bookmarked to match

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Can studying Business make you stupid?

Well… according to one study, undergraduate Business students (emphatically not students at Portsmouth Business School!) were observed to be less able to think clearly after university a few weeks of university teaching than before.  It is suspected this was largely

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The new Mintel: feature preview

From 14th January, Mintel will have a new look and a load of new features to make your life easier.  The new search includes all content from Mintel reports and Mintel trends.  The new interface combines everything into a single

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Mintel is changing

Mintel is changing on 14th January 2020. Watch this blog for further details after Christmas or download a sneak preview with these new user guides for Mintel Reports and Mintel Trends.

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Getting started with scholarly research?

Getting stuck into research for assignments and dissertation proposals?  Check out these awesome but frequently overlooked guides to some of our most exciting eresources, including the scholarly ebook collection Ebook Central and the authoritative Sage Research Methods. Click here to

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The University Library joins Jisc Library Hub Discover

The University of Portsmouth Library is now contributing to the Jisc Library Hub Discover (not to be confused with the Library’s Discovery Service, which is available through our website and finds information across many of our printed and electronic resources).

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Explore Your Archive Week!

This week is Explore Your Archive Week.  Can you say “I’ve Archived”?  Here’s some nostalgic, surprising and dramatic images from our institutional past selected by our archivist, Anna Delaney.

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“Climate emergency” is OED word of the year in 2019

And the word of 2019 is… “climate emergency”.  Well, we could have sworn that was two words but we’re not going to argue with the lexicographers at the Oxford English Dictionary!  Accompanying heightened awareness of climate change and its impact

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Love your valuables – keep them with you where you know they are safe

Keep your valuables safe It is easy to get distracted but whenever you are away from home, please keep your belongings with you at all times so you can keep them safe. Even in the Library. And your neighbour’s study

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